Tuesday, October 31, 2006
"Its a Small World After All!", "No Teacher Left Behind - The Urgency Of Web 2.0?, "Glow: Lighting Up Learning in Scotland"
Monday, October 30, 2006
Friday, October 27, 2006
I was under the mistaken impression that there were no more new sessions today. Turns out that there are, and there are some more good titles. Basic/Advanced Training - “Wiki While You Work (Basic)”, “Globally Literate”, “Hardy’s Wessex:
video editing and learning online”, and “Moodling Around: A Virtual Tour (Basic)”. YES!!! One on Moodle!!
Check 'em out
"CamStudio records activity from your screen and audio from a microphone
into AVI video files and can also convert the AVIs into Streaming Flash
videos (SWFs) using its built-in SWF Producer."
Did you see the SourceForge name in the URL? That means Open Source.
Free. Gotta love that, eh?
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Have you been catching any of the k12online conference? More coming next
week. If you missed the presentations don't worry. They'll be archived
for you to watch later on. Is that a great idea, or what?
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Here's a fun thing to get started with your students. Get a list of their birthdays. On the given day send that student to a computer in the library and have him or her visit this site: http://www.paulsadowski.org/BirthDay.asp. (Thanks Barry) There they will enter the date of their birthday and get back all sorts of things that happened on that day. Try it yourself - unless you don't want to be reminded that Eisenhour was President, that is. :-)
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On the agenda today:
“Listening to the voices: student empowerment through collaborative learning projects beyond the school walls”, "RSS for Educators (Advanced)", "Getting to Know FLickr", and this one with the great title, "iPods- iSpeak- iSing- iListen- iLearn”
If you do the RSS one, don't forget to watch the 4 part series from yesterday. ;-)
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
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Monday, October 23, 2006
Friday, October 20, 2006
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Want to see what this web 2.0 stuff can do for your classroom? Check out
part 1 of this two part series. Part two tomorrow. How can you not love
I heard that! WHO SAID, "WE'RE NOT ALL GEEKS LIKE YOU?" :-)
(I'm sending this from home Wednesday night since I'm out all day
Thursday and can't do the usual delay from home.)
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The student programs (xyAlgebra and xySolver) feature:
- Explanations of principles of basic algebra (320 instructional items).
- Step-by-step sample problems that the student can consult later.
- Practice problems randomly generated until student shows mastery.
- All solutions are entered step-by-step.
- All legitimate solution methods supported.
- Any incorrect step is flagged as soon as it is typed.
- A hint or suggested next step can always be requested.
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- Solution strategy changes intelligently in response to the student's steps.
- 700 practice problem forms generating 100,000+ distinct problems.